New Global Research from Accenture Interactive Urges CMOs to Put People Before Data Collection to Deliver a Better Digital Advertising…

Nearly 69% of Consumers Would Stop Doing Business with a Brand If Data Usage Became Too Invasive New global research released by Accenture Interactive offers guidance to chief marketing officers (CMOs) on strategies to use data respectfully and responsibly at a time when a majority of consumers (69%) would not do business with a brand if their data usage was invasive. As the industry celebrates the 25th anniversary of what has been celebrated as one of the first digital banner advertisements and as digital advertising…

PulsePoint Reshapes Traditional Healthcare Advertising with Dynamic Video Creative

Enhances Brand Impact for Healthcare Video Campaigns PulsePoint, a data and technology company accelerating health marketing with programmatic solutions, announced its series of new programmatically powered digital ad units for health marketers. This release is another step in PulsePoint's mission to build health first solutions that deliver engaging, dynamic and AI targeted health messaging, transcending the limitations of traditional advertising. Powered by PulsePoint's patented contextual health and data technology,…

Advertising on TV? Why It’s Time to Go ‘Over the Top’

Television remains a major Advertising channel for businesses in many industries. Statista estimates that TV advertising will continue to generate more than $70 billion in revenue like it has for the past several years. However, cracks in the TV advertising space are becoming more and more apparent. A 30-second national TV spot costs $115,000, according to AdAge. For many small and medium-sized businesses, even regional or local TV ads are not a sustainable advertising option in competitive markets. What’s more, many…

Verizon Media Expands Successful Native Ad Format with AR

Extends Suite of Experiential Offerings to Moments Ad Format Verizon Media announced that it is extending its experiential and extended reality (XR) offerings to include new augmented reality (AR) features for one of its most engaging and valued ad formats, Moments, a premium, full-screen native format that drives consumer relevance and engagement through commerce, utility and content. The rollout follows the company’s successful debut of AR on Yahoo Mail, seeing unprecedented user engagement, including average dwell times…

Sojern’s New Digital Co-Op Program Boosts Local Tourism Growth with Comprehensive Advertising and Analytics Package

New Program Solves Unique Needs of DMOs Looking to Tie Together Multiple In-Market Campaigns and Prove Total Economic Impact Sojern, the leading provider of digital marketing solutions for the travel industry, announced a new Digital Co-Op Program designed to benefit destination marketing organizations (DMOs) and local hotel and attractions marketers across North America. Historically, co-op programs, in which a DMO integrates its marketing budget, campaign strategy, and overall KPIs with local area hotels and…

Innovid Bolsters Omni-channel Advertising Offering With Acquisition of Herolens

Deal Expands Innovid’s Independent Omni-channel Advertising Platform for Delivery, Personalization, and Measurement To Include Display Innovid, the only independent omni-channel advertising and analytics platform built for television, announced the acquisition of Herolens, an international advertising software company with expertise in display creative optimization technology. The acquisition expands Innovid’s existing global ad serving, dynamic creative personalization, and advanced measurement capabilities to include…

Tremor Video Brings Native Ads to LG Smart TVs

Tremor Video is bringing its leading video advertising platform to the award-winning webOS smart TVs from LG Electronics, the companies announced. Tremor Video provides entertainment advertisers and apps with highly visible placements that are native to the smart TV experience across millions of connected TV devices – helping them to stand out with content discoverability in the battle for share of consumer viewing time. Marketing Technology News: Shopify to Acquire 6 River Systems The ad units will run in a highly…

Audioboom Selects Voxnest As Exclusive Advertising Technology Partner

Global on-demand audio and podcasting platform announces partnership with Voxnest that streamlines the delivery of ads to their podcast listeners Podcast technology company Voxnest and Audioboom, a platform that distributes, monetizes and produces podcasts, unveiled their advertising technology partnership. The two companies worked hand-in-hand to develop a scalable podcast advertising system that can quickly deliver ads to Audioboom's inventory of podcasts. Last year, Audioboom began the search for a tool that could…

Meredith Reports Strong Advertising Revenues in 4th Quarter; Trends Remain Strong

National Media Group Advertising Revenues Exceeded Expectations in 4th Quarter; Trends Remain Strong Meredith Corporation – the leading media and marketing company with national brands serving 115 million unduplicated American women, including nearly 90 percent of U.S. millennial women; 150 million digital monthly unique visitors; a paid subscription base of 42 million; and 30 million viewers via 17 local television stations in fast-growing markets – today reported fiscal 2019 fourth quarter and full year results. "Our…

Criteo and MoPub Partner to Successfully Scale In-App Native Ads on Mobile

Conversions for Criteo advertisers increased 90% year-over-year on MoPub inventory Criteo S.A., the advertising platform for the open Internet, announced strong results following the launch of in-app native ads with MoPub, the Twitter-owned mobile monetization platform. By launching this engaging ad format, which sees 4X higher clickthrough rates than banner ads, total conversions for Criteo advertisers on MoPub inventory increased 90% from Q2 2018 to Q2 2019. In the coming months, Criteo plans to partner with MoPub to…

Bombora and LiveRamp Partnership Signals New Era for SMB Digital Advertising

B2B Marketing can now reach exclusive SMB audiences with breakthrough targeting solution LiveRamp, the trusted platform for accessible and meaningful data, announced a jointly developed solution with Bombora, providing business-to-business (B2B) marketers with a data solution to more accurately connect with small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), an audience that is notoriously hard to identify and target. Leveraging account-based marketing strategies, Bombora and LiveRamp have developed tools to define and target SMB…

The State of Programmatic Advertising: Why Mobile In-App Programmatic will be Really Different in 2020

What is the current state of mobile programmatic advertising, and how will it likely evolve in 2020? To answer these questions, we reviewed data on billions of transactions that have occurred on our exchange since the beginning of 2017, as part of InMobi’s newly released 2019 Mobile Programmatic Advertising Trends Report. Setting the Programmatic Benchmarks In-app mobile programmatic spending skyrocketed from 2017 to 2018. The fastest growth rate was in the largest market, the U.S. with a significant amount of the growth…

Sisense Debuts Cloud-Native Architecture, Launches AI Exploration With Q3 2019 Product Updates

Features New AI-driven Augmented Analytics, Enterprise-Grade Cloud-Native Architecture, DevOps Tools and 40+ Certified Data Connectors Sisense, the world's leading modern platform for analytics builders, unveiled its Q3 2019 product updates, including AI-driven innovations designed to empower users to answer questions they didn't know they had, a multi-cloud architecture to deploy analytics at scale, and critical features to empower data engineers, product developers, business analysts, and business users. As previewed…

In-app Advertising Market Size Worth $226.4 Billion By 2025

The global in-app advertising market size is expected to reach USD 226.4 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 19.4% from 2019 to 2025, according to a new study conducted by Grand View Research, Inc. In-app advertising enables advertisers to display various types of advertisements, such as banners and pop-up videos, on mobile applications to reach their audience. The concept is gaining popularity owing to the rapidly increasing demand for mobile device-based advertising across various industry verticals such as education,…

Plug and Play Launches New Media & Advertising Innovation Program with Amazon Moments

Plug and Play announced their newest innovation program focused on Media & Advertising with Amazon Moments as a Founding Partner. This new program will bring together industry leaders, startups, and venture capital firms to fuel innovation and solve industry challenges of the Media & Advertising industry. Amazon Moments is an easy-to-use service that enables users to reward customers who complete high value actions within apps and games with eligible physical and digital items sold on Amazon, driving user acquisition…

In-House vs. the Agency Model – Advertising’s Red Herring Debate

In today’s Advertising market, the modus operandi is efficiency and control. Brands want control so that they can be as efficient as possible; after all, being a ‘cost-centre’ in the midst of such a challenging retail environment is no fun at all. For some, taking control of spend has involved bringing advertising in-house; 64% of marketers now have an in-house agency, up from 42% in 2008. That’s more than a 50% increase in the last decade. But, this is an absolutist debate and a total red herring. The real question isn’t…

Pipeliner CRM and Act-On Software Announce Partnership and Native Integration

Pipeliner, the leading CRM provider known for its dynamic and visual platform announced a new partnership and native integration with Act-On Software, the leading Adaptive Marketing provider that drives personalized and purposeful multi-channel marketing. The native integration between Pipeliner CRM and Act-On's marketing automation platform enables businesses to align sales and marketing, ensure better lead quality and seamless adapt to the buyer's journey from prospect to customer. Sales and marketing teams will now be…

MediaRadar Study: Number of Companies Placing Native Ads Programmatically Increases YoY

Progressive Named Top Buyer of Native Ads in q1 of 2019, Followed by Homeserve and Lendingtree MediaRadar, the leading advertising intelligence and sales enablement platform, released an analysis comparing year-over-year (YoY) native advertising statistics from Q1 of 2018 to Q1 of 2019. The deep dive discovered YoY renewal rates, the top buyers of native ads, the percentage of companies placing native ads programmatically, plus more. MediaRadar’s YoY native advertising study found that 34 percent of companies running…

An Out-of-Home Advertising Industry First: AdQuick.com Announces Performance-based OOH Advertising – Cost Per Engagement (CPE) Model

CPE Advertising Model with No Upfront Cost, Allows Brands to Pay Based on Customer Engagement, Moving OOH Industry Beyond Just Branding AdQuick.com, the first platform to allow marketers and agencies to complete the entire process of planning, buying, executing and measuring out of home (OOH) advertising campaigns anywhere in the US, announced the immediate availability of its new Performance Based Marketing service. Lending from the CPE model in digital advertising, this hassle free, no upfront payment model by AdQuick…

Cox Media Group Chooses Veritone for AI-Driven Advertising Analytics and Online Content Curation

CMG Radio Joins Major Broadcasters Using Veritone to Better Compete for Ad Dollars and Streamline Resource-Intensive Workflows Veritone Inc., the creator of the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE, announced that Cox Media Group (CMG) has selected the aiWARE-powered Veritone Essentials suite of applications to use across its 60+ radio stations in 11 markets. CMG Radio is the latest major broadcast group to join leading broadcasters and thousands of stations in deploying Veritone’s…